Integrated Water Security Series
224 Seiten, Kartoniert, Format (B × H): 151 mm x 228 mm, Gewicht: 368 g
Verlag: Elsevier Science & Technology
Ray / Jain Low Cost Emergency Water Purification TechnologiesNatural disasters, tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods are occurring with increasing frequency. In emergencies, pure drinking water is quickly the most important item. Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies provides the tips and techniques for supplying potable drinking water at low cost in the direst circumstances.
Succinct and readable, this manual describes the various options for correcting unsanitary or unsatisfactory drinking water. Several treatment methods for contaminated water are reviewed and the pros and cons of each are discussed.
- Covers long-term technologies including sand filtration, packaged filtration units, pressurized filtration systems and natural filtration
- Addresses short-term strategies such as reverse osmosis-based filtration, cartridge filtration systems, and solar pasteurizations systems
- Describes disinfection systems, energy-saving applications, cost considerations and HA/DR applications
<p>Environmental Engineers, Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineering Technicians and Civil Engineering Technicians</p>
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Ravi Jain is Dean and Professor of the School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California.